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Michael Ondaatje is a Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist, Novelist, Editor, Filmmaker. Michael Ondaatje was born on Sunday, September 12, 1943, at Colombo, Ceylon (now at Sri Lanka). He is famous for his novel – The English Patient
Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist
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Michael Ondaatje. Check out below to know more details about Michael Ondaatje’s wiki, biography, age, wife, girlfriends, affair, height, weight, caste, family, career and more.Article Type: Biography
Category: Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist
|Real Name||Philip Michael Ondaatje|
|Pet / Nick Name||Not Such|
|Profession||Poet, Fiction Writer, Essayist, Novelist, Editor, Filmmaker|
|Origin||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign
|Michael Ondaatje Age (Current)||77 years 5 months 21 days old|
|Date Of Birth (DOB)||-- 09/12/1943 (M/D/Y)|
|Birthplace||Colombo, Ceylon (now, Sri Lanka)|
|Star Sign (Nakshatra)||Not Sure|
|Alive Or Dead||Alive|
|Date Of Death (DOD)||-- (M/D/Y)|
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Personality, Physical Appearance
Body, Height, Weight
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
|Michael Ondaatje's Height||5 feet 3 inches / 160 Centimeters|
|Weight||56 kg / 123.48 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Brown Eyes|
|Hair Length||Medium Length|
Father / Mother, Family Details
|Michael Ondaatje Father||Mervyn Ondaatje|
|No. Of. Brothers||1|
|No. Of. Sisters||1|
|Brother(s)||Christopher Ondaatje (Philanthropist, Businessman, Author)|
Father – Mervyn Ondaatje
Mother – Doris Gratiaen
Brother – Christopher Ondaatje (Philanthropist, Businessman, Author)
Sister – Gillian Ondaatje
Relationship, Affairs, Wife / Husband, Girlfriends / Boyfriends
|Michael Ondaatje Relationship Status||Engaged|
|Marital Type||Not Sure|
|Spouse||Wife - First Wife: Kim Ondaatje ; Second Wife: Linda Spalding (A Novelist and Academician)|
Affairs/Girlfriends – Kim Jones, Linda Spalding
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Son / Daughter, Children Details
|No.Of. Male Kids||0|
|No.Of. Female Kids||0|
Children – 2 (Names Not Known) (with First Wife)
Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known
|Michael Ondaatje's Caste||Father - Not Known|
|Mother - Same As Fathers|
|Mother Tongue||Not Revealed Yet|
|Languages Known||English, Sinhala, Tamil|
Address, Native, Hometown, Current City
|Native / Origin||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Home Town||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Michael Ondaatje's Current City||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|School||Dulwich College St. Thomas€™s College|
|College||University of Toronto Queen's University Bishop's University|
|Michael Ondaatje's Qualification||B. A. in English from the University of Toronto in 1965 M.A. from Queen’s University in 1967|
|Other Education Notes||Not Known|
|Does Michael Ondaatje, Consume Alcohol?||Not Sure Yet|
|Does Michael Ondaatje, Smoke Cigarettes?||Not Sure Yet|
|Is Michael Ondaatje, Swims?||No|
|Is Michael Ondaatje, Yoga Practitioner?||Not Sure Yet|
|Is Michael Ondaatje, a Jogger?||Yes|
|Michael Ondaatje's Hobbies||Photography, Movies|
|Music||Jazz, Pop, Techno|
His folks got isolated when he was only a newborn child.
Until the age of 11, his childhood was finished by his relatives, after which he went to his mom in England.
In 1962, he migrated to Montreal, Quebec where he sought after his tutoring.
While seeking after his college class at Bishop’s University, he was keen on composing verse, and he was once applauded for his idyllic capacity by his future guide, the artist D.G Jones.
After his examinations, at 24 years old, he started showing English at the University of Western Ontario, London.
Before long, he left this position since he was pressurized there to do PhD and moved to Glendon College, York University as an English writing educator.
His first gathering of extraordinary verse titled “The Dainty Monsters” was distributed in 1967.
He rose to noticeable quality after his novel-“Coming Through Slaughter” was imprinted in 1976, which opened the entryways of achievement for him.
In his 1982 diary titled “Running in the Family”, he communicated his unordinary battles of youth. His book was widely praised by the perusers.
In 1962, he met his first love, Kim Jones and got married with her two years after the fact. Lamentably, the couple separated later and Ondaatje discharged an accumulation named Secular Love in 1984, which depicted the separation of his marriage.
His prominent work “The English Patient” is one of his remarkable works and he told that he went through six years recorded as a hard copy this book, out of which the most recent two years were spent making the whole structure.
Aside from composing verse and books, he is likewise a movie producer and has made 3 narrative movies during the 1970s-The Clinton Special: Sons of Captain Poetry (1970), A Film about the Farm Show (1974), and Carry On Crime and Punishment (1970).
In 2018, he was respected with the Man Booker Prize for his trailblazing work in the fiction from the most recent five decades.
Favourites and Preferences
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|Favourite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Song(s)||Not Known|
|Favourite Sport(s)||Not Known|
Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets
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Movable and Immovable Assets
1965: Ralph Gustafson Award
1966: Epstein Award, E. J. Pratt Medal
1967: President’s Medal
1971: Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (Canada)
1980: Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (Canada)
1992: Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (Canada), Booker Prize for Fiction
2000: Giller Prize (Canada), Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction (Canada), Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Prix MÃ©dicis (France)
2007: Man Booker International Prize (nominee), Scotiabank Giller Prize
2008: Commonwealth Writers Prize (Caribbean and Canada Region, Best Book)
2018: Honoured with Golden Man Booker Prize